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MLB is making a play for popularity in Europe. But in Finland, they've already made baseball their own - CNN International

MLB is making a play for popularity in Europe. But in Finland, they've already made baseball their own  CNN International

Pesäpallo, as it is called, is considered the national sport in Finland. Pushed to compare it with baseball, many Finnish players go so far as to describe the ...

Google 6/28/2019 7:00:00 AM

Pesäpallo: The game at the heart of Finnish summer - YLE News

Pesäpallo: The game at the heart of Finnish summer  YLE News

Vimpeli is a small, sleepy village of less than 3,000 people in the Southern Ostrobothnia region of western Finland, yet the local pesäpallo team have been ...

Google 6/29/2018 7:00:00 AM

The Finnish touch - ESPNcricinfo.com

The Finnish touch  ESPNcricinfo.com

At first, the 18th-century fortress island of Suomenlinna, just off the coast of Helsinki, Finland, seems an unlikely location for a cricket match. Certainly, the tourists ...

Google 9/16/2016 7:00:00 AM

What Finland Can Teach America About Baseball - Wall Street Journal

What Finland Can Teach America About Baseball  Wall Street Journal

For anyone who has ever grumbled about the plodding pace of play in baseball, the Finnish version of the game offers something previously unimaginable: ...

Google 7/9/2015 7:00:00 AM

Baseball at the Olympics: The Rich Tradition of an Absentee Sport - Baseball Prospectus

Baseball at the Olympics: The Rich Tradition of an Absentee Sport  Baseball Prospectus

In case you haven't noticed, there is a sporting event being held besides baseball's dog days of August (hint: it's happening in London). For a brief time, baseball ...

Google 8/10/2012 7:00:00 AM

Ranking the 10 Craziest Discontinued Summer Olympic Sports - Bleacher Report

Ranking the 10 Craziest Discontinued Summer Olympic Sports  Bleacher Report

The best athletes in the world have long competed for their countries in the Summer Olympics —even if some of their respective sports were rather bizarre...

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Baseball's Official Historian Explains The Origins Of Our National Pastime - NPR

Baseball's Official Historian Explains The Origins Of Our National Pastime  NPR

Baseball's official historian, John Thorn, sets the record straight on the game's earliest days ... in the 1700s. Yes, that's right, baseball started decades before ...

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